Mackie Academy’s Concert Band has made it through a series of regional rounds to reach the National Finals of the Scottish Concert Band Festival with stunning pieces such as Shipwrecked, which features in the accompanying YouTube link.
The band, conducted by by Sarah Gove, will travel to the prestigious Festival in Perth Concert Hall this Saturday and Sunday (16th and 17th of March).
Councillor Gillian Owen, Chair of Aberdeenshire’s Education and Children’s Services Committee commented: “We are thrilled for all of the young musicians taking part and would like to thank them as well as the dedicated teams around them for all of their hard work and dedication. This is a tremendous achievement for Aberdeenshire and testament to the success of our Instrumental Music Service overall.
“We would also like to wish all of the musicians the very best of luck in their performances during the festival.”
More information regarding the event can be found at: http://www.scottishconcertbandfestival.com/